Cops recover Rs 4 crore in old currency notes

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 29 July 2017

Pune: A day after the Deccan police recovered old currency notes worth Rs 1 crore from two persons on Thursday, officials of Pune rural police caught three persons with old currency of Rs 2.9 crore on Friday night.

The three persons, all businessmen, had gone to Mumbai to exchange the cash when a team of the anti-terror cell of the Pune rural police nabbed them. The businessmen, Gaurav Agarwal, NG Goyal and Dilip Gupta, all from Pune, were arrested near Urse toll plaza and the cash will be handed over to the Income Tax Department for further probe.

Pune: A day after the Deccan police recovered old currency notes worth Rs 1 crore from two persons on Thursday, officials of Pune rural police caught three persons with old currency of Rs 2.9 crore on Friday night.

The three persons, all businessmen, had gone to Mumbai to exchange the cash when a team of the anti-terror cell of the Pune rural police nabbed them. The businessmen, Gaurav Agarwal, NG Goyal and Dilip Gupta, all from Pune, were arrested near Urse toll plaza and the cash will be handed over to the Income Tax Department for further probe.

In another case, old currency of Rs 5 lakh was recovered by officials of Pimpri police on Saturday evening. Senior Police Inspector Vivek Muglikar said that officials of the detection branch of the Pimpri police had received information about a person carrying old currency in a two-wheeler carriage. Accordingly, police traced the person and the currency was recovered.

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